Today – July 15

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Today’s Notable Foreign Birthday

Rembrandt – Important artist of the Dutch Classic period.

Artist as a Young Man - Rembrandt Harmenszoon ...
Artist as a Young Man – Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (July 15, 1606 – October 4, 1669) was a Dutch painter and etcher. He is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European art history and the most important in Dutch history.  His contributions to art came in a period that historians call the Dutch Golden Age.

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